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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Apr. 1Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Monday, Apr. 1Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Apr. 1, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Apr. 1In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Monday, Apr. 1
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Monday, Apr. 1
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Monday, Apr. 1
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Apr. 1, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Zumbini at the Library
11:30am
 Zumbini at the Library
Monday, Apr. 1, 11:30amZumbini at the Libra
Ripon Branch Library
Children ages 0-4 and caregivers, join us for a fun filled bonding time with music and movement! Master the music and movement by coming to all eight sessions!Space and supplies are extremely limited. Please register at the Information Desk at the Ripon Library. Each registration reserves a seat for...read more
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Apr. 1, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Maker Monday: Perler Bead Creations
4:00pm
Maker Monday: Perler Bead Creations
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00pmMaker Monday:  Perle
Mountain House Branch Library
Come join us to get creative with Perler Beads.  We have patterns to follow or you can create your own.  This program is for 7 years old and above. 
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
April Fool’s Story Time
4:30pm-5:30pm
 April Fool’s Story Time
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Join us at Fair Oaks for a fun April Fool's themed story time! Enjoy funny stories and wacky crafts!
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Apr. 1, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Apr. 2Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Tuesday, Apr. 2Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Apr. 2, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Apr. 2In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Tuesday, Apr. 2
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Tuesday, Apr. 2
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Tuesday, Apr. 2
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Chavez Book Club for Adults
10:30am - 12:30pm
 Chavez Book Club for Adults
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30am - 12:30pmChavez Book Club for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless CompassionBy Gregory BoyleFor twenty years, Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world. In Tattoos on the Heart, he distills his e...read more
Family History Helpers
10:30am-Noon
 Family History Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30am-Noon
(First and Last Tuesday of Each Month)
Family History Helpe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Genealogical Help, First and Last Tuesday of Each Month 
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Toddler Tuesday: Keepy Uppy & Music
10:30AM
Toddler Tuesday: Keepy Uppy & Music
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for balloon fun and music.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 1:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Legos & Listen
3:30-4:30 pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 3:30-4:30 pmLegos & Listen
Escalon Branch Library
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month as we build with Legos and listen to an audiobook. This is a great way to use fine motor skills, creativity,and learn to share, as well as hone listening skills. Recommended Ages 5-11.
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Advisory
4 pm
 Teen Advisory
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4 pmTeen Advisory
Troke Branch Library
Teens will:-Discuss & Plan Teen Events-Talk about Book Trends-Assist with Children's Department-Earn Volunteer Hours & Experience
Toddlers & Toys
4PM
 Toddlers & Toys
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4PM
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring your little one for toddler meet-up and toys!
Pom Pom Creature Habitat
4:00 p.m.
 Pom Pom Creature Habitat
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:00 p.m.Pom Pom Creature Hab
Tracy Branch Library
Come design your own terrarium style habitat and a mysterious pom pom creature to live in it. Decorate your terrarium with artificial plants, grass and moss then welcome your new mysteriously fuzzy friend home. Ideal for ages 6 and older. Younger children are welcome with a parent or guardian to ass...read more
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Apr. 3Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Wednesday, Apr. 3Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Apr. 3, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Apr. 3In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Wednesday, Apr. 3
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Wednesday, Apr. 3
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Wednesday, Apr. 3
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00-4:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 1:00-4:00 pmVITA Free Tax Assist
Escalon Branch Library
Free tax return assistance available at the Escalon Library provided by VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). These appointments will be held on Wednesdays, February 7, 2024 to April 3, 2024 between 1 pm-4 pm. By appointment only. Contact the library staff for information regarding sched...read more
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:30 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 1:30 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Chess Club
3 pm
 Chess Club
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3 pmChess Club
Troke Branch Library
Want to play chess with others? Come play for fun, practice, and learn.Recommended for ages 6 and older.
DIY Race Cars
3PM
 DIY Race Cars
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3PM
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for Coloring Club.  Color your own race car.  All ages are welcomed.
Tweens/Teens Blackout Poetry
3:30-4:30
 Tweens/Teens Blackout Poetry
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:30-4:30Tweens/Teens Blackou
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us as we try out a unique style of poetry. We will provide book pages & markers so you can create your own "blackout poetry". There will be time to share poems with the group if interested. This program is designed for ages 9 and up.
Cooking Demo
3:30-4:30 pm
 Cooking Demo
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:30-4:30 pmCooking Demo
Escalon Branch Library
The Edible Schoolyard Project supports community health and wellbeing by providing access to food, land, and learning experiences for students and families. Learn how to make a delicious and healthy meal. Recommended for ages 6 & up. 
Teen Video Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Video Game Day
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pmTeen Video Game Day
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Video Game Day and play the new and classic systems. Open to Teens and above.
Perler Beads
4:00pm
 Perler Beads
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pmPerler Beads
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Create a neat pattern with plastic beads!
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Airplanes
4:00pm
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Airplanes
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Sew Fun!
4:00 PM
 Sew Fun!
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00 PMSew Fun!
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids who are interested in learning how to do crochet, knitting or cross-stitch are invited to drop-in for individual or small group beginner instruction. No "projects" will be completed at these sessions. We will be learning and practicing the basics upon which kids can slowly build their...read more
Game Day
4:00pm
 Game Day
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some down time playing games at Stribley Micro Library!
Hooked on Crochet
4:00-5:45 pm
 Hooked on Crochet
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:00-5:45 pmHooked on Crochet
Escalon Branch Library
Learn to crochet and make some new friends! We have free supplies available to use and help you get started. If you already have a project, bring it to work on. Recommended for ages 10 & up. 
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
5:00pm
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This Club is to help students learn to make and practice short speeches.  Club members will be given tips and tricks that will help them do just that.  We are hoping this will build member confidence and prepare them for making speeches at school and elswhere in the future.Please pick one ...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Apr. 4Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Thursday, Apr. 4Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Apr. 4, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Apr. 4In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Thursday, Apr. 4
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Thursday, Apr. 4
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Thursday, Apr. 4
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
10:00-Closing
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:00-ClosingEclipse Glasses Give
Mountain House Branch Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Mountain House Library to pick up your eclipse ...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10 - 11:30 AM
 Basic Computer Skills
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10 - 11:30 AMBasic Computer Skill
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults & Seniors,The Cesar Chavez Central Library will offer the Basic Computer Skills class for adults and seniors who have know very little or no knowledge of using a computer on Thursday, April 4 from 10 to 11:30 AM. . Registration is NOT required. A FREE public parki...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Preschool Story Time
10:30-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30-11:00 am Preschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Bingo
10:30AM
 Bingo
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30AMBingo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us the first Thursday of the month for Bingo!Adults 18 and over join us for bingo. Enjoy treats and play for fun prizes!
Little Hands Makerspace
11:00am
 Little Hands Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 4, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-5, but younger participants are welcome. Hands-on S.T.E.A.M. fun for preschoolers.  
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Puffy Painting
3:00 pm
 Puffy Painting
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:00 pmPuffy Painting
Thornton Branch Library
It's like painting with slime! Create a masterpiece with puffy paint.
Get Crafty!
3:00-4:00
 Get Crafty!
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:00-4:00Get Crafty!
Lathrop Branch Library
Spring is here, and we cleaned out our supply closet! Get creative and start crafting. Use your imagination to create something unique!
Coffee Filter Rainbows
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Coffee Filter Rainbows
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:30pm - 4:30pmCoffee Filter Rainbo
Linden Branch Library
Using markers, water, and coffee filters, join us as we make some fun rainbows for the spring season!For kids 5-12. While supplies last.
English Conversation Practice
3:30-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:30-4:30 pmEnglish Conversation
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
Homework Help
4pm-5pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4pm-5pmHomework Help
Manteca Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Come to Manteca Library! Available for grades 1st - 8th. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Family Storytime
4:00pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00pmFamily Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Wind Chime Craft
4:00pm
 Wind Chime Craft
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00pmWind Chime Craft
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Put together a chime made of strings, beads, and a cup.
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Teen Thursday: Anime Your Way
4:00pm
 Teen Thursday: Anime Your Way
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00pmTeen Thursday: Anime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12, however all ages 9 and older are welcome.Anime Your Way is a comprehensive step by step drawing program developed over 10 years by former Simpson’s artist Carlos Nieto III that teaches you how to create and modify an anime character from scratch, no matter what your draw...read more
The Animal Book Club
4:30 pm
 The Animal Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:30 pmThe Animal Book Club
Troke Branch Library
Read to a rescued farm animal like a chicken or duck, from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! This gives children a chance to meet an animal they may not normally see, and practice their reading in a relaxed environment. Each meeting with be on the 1st Thursday of the month.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Apr. 4, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Apr. 5Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Friday, Apr. 5Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Friday, Apr. 5, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Apr. 5In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Friday, Apr. 5
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Friday, Apr. 5
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Friday, Apr. 5, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 6. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Apr. 5Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Friday, Apr. 5
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
10:00-Closing
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:00-ClosingEclipse Glasses Give
Mountain House Branch Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Mountain House Library to pick up your eclipse ...read more
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Computer Class @Troke: Drop-In Tech Help
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Computer Class @Troke: Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:30 am to 11:30 amComputer Class @Trok
Troke Branch Library
Drop by during this hour with your computer/tech questions. You may bring your own device (phone, tablet, laptop). No registration.
Potpourri &Fragrant Sachets -Adults
10:30 am
Potpourri &Fragrant Sachets -Adults
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Use a fragrant selection of dried flowers, leaves, seeds, and fruit to create a fragrant blend that can be used as potpourri, candles, and other air fresheners. Activities will include making orange rinds into dried rosettes that can be displayed as potpourri decorative in your sample fragrance blen...read more
Baby Play Day
10:30am
 Baby Play Day
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:30amBaby Play Day
Ripon Branch Library
Bring your little ones 24 months and under for an hour of play and exploration. Toys will be provided.
Little Explorers
11:00am - 11:30am
 Little Explorers
Friday, Apr. 5, 11:00am - 11:30am
Linden Branch Library
Little Explorers is the toddler and preschool STEAM program that takes place once a month. Kids will learn some basics of science, technology, math, engineering, and art, all while having fun and exploring the world around them through guided activities! Some may be a bit messy, so dress with that i...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 5, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Adult Program: Spring Flower Cupcakes
12:30-1:30
Adult Program: Spring Flower Cupcakes
Friday, Apr. 5, 12:30-1:30Adult Program: Sprin
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us for a sweet event. Learn how to make a beautiful floral display using marshmallows and colored sugar! Check customer service for more information. Limited supplies & limited to 15 participants
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Apr. 5, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Apr. 5, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Apr. 5, 3:30 pmLego Club
Troke Branch Library
Show off your skills and let your imagination transform legos into masterpiece creations.If you'd like to share your work of art, please have the Librarian take a picture and it will be displayed on the TV in the children's room. 
Farm Friends & Books - Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30-4:30 pm
Farm Friends & Books - Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Apr. 5, 3:30-4:30 pmFarm Friends & Books
Escalon Branch Library
Read to a rescued small farm friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Meet an animal you may not interact with or see regularly like a duck, chicken, or turkey, and practice reading in a relaxed and judgment-free environment. Each meeting will be on the 1st Friday of the month at 3:30 pm. All ages...read more
Teen Advisory Group
4:00 P.M.
 Teen Advisory Group
Friday, Apr. 5, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Want a say in what the Maya Angelou Library does for teens?  Join our Teen Advisory Group and help plan programs and events.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Apr. 6Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Saturday, Apr. 6Eclipse Glasses Give
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Children's Department of the Cesar Chavez L...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Apr. 6, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Apr. 6In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Saturday, Apr. 6
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Saturday, Apr. 6
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 6. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Saturday, Apr. 6
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
10:00-Closing
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:00-ClosingEclipse Glasses Give
Mountain House Branch Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Mountain House Library to pick up your eclipse ...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Linden Storytime
10:20am - 10:45am
 Linden Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:20am - 10:45am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Playtime at the Library!
10:30-11:30 am
 Playtime at the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:30-11:30 amPlaytime at the Libr
Escalon Branch Library
Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal program. Playing teaches children how to think, imagine, express themselves, and problem solve. One-on-one play with a trusted adult and peers fosters relationships and builds li...read more
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Apr. 6, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Movie Matinee: The Little Rascals
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Movie Matinee: The Little Rascals
Saturday, Apr. 6, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Alfalfa disgraces the He-Man Woman Haters Club by falling for Darla and possibly risking their chances of winning a go-cart raceRated PG. This program is for all ages!
Adult Craft - Diamond Painting
1 pm
 Adult Craft - Diamond Painting
Saturday, Apr. 6, 1 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come learn a new way of painting with stones. First come first serve. All materials supplied. 
Family Game Day
2:00 PM
 Family Game Day
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:00 PMFamily Game Day
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Classic board games! Fun for the whole family! Snacks provided!
Legos
2:00-3:00
 Legos
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:00-3:00Legos
Lathrop Branch Library
Legos is hosted every first Saturday of the Month. Have fun building something unique to be displayed in the library. 
Legos
2:00-3:00
 Legos
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:00-3:00
Lathrop Branch Library
Building something fun to display in the library! What will you make? 
Film Day
2:00pm
 Film Day
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:00pmFilm Day
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Film Day as we will be watching Cesar Chavez (2014) at the Maya Angelou Library. Film is PG-13. 
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In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Sunday, Apr. 7In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Sunday, Apr. 7
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Sunday, Apr. 7
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
 Free Solar Eclipse Glasses!
Sunday, Apr. 7
Manteca Branch Library
Pick up free Solar Eclipse Glasses at Manteca Library! Total eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024. While supplies last.
Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
12:00-Closing
 Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
Sunday, Apr. 7, 12:00-ClosingEclipse Glasses Give
Mountain House Branch Library
A Total Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024,The total solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow track stretching from Texas to Maine. However, a partial eclipse will be visible throughout all 48 contiguous U.S. states.Please come to the Mountain House Library to pick up your eclipse ...read more
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
12:30pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Sunday, Apr. 7, 12:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Math and Homework Workshop
2:00pm
 Math and Homework Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 7, 2:00pmMath and Homework Wo
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12. Adults welcome. Complete fun math problems/puzzles, learn math tricks and shortcuts that may help students with their schoolwork, and get help with your school work or other specific topics you would like to go over. Each Sunday from 2:00 - 4:30pm.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Apr. 8Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Apr. 8, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Apr. 8In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Monday, Apr. 8
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Monday, Apr. 8
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Take & Make Craft @Troke: Mini Library
10 am until they are gone.
Take & Make Craft @Troke: Mini Library
Monday, Apr. 8, 10 am until they are gone.Take & Make Craft @T
Troke Branch Library
Adults, stop by the Troke Library Reference desk to pick up your craft kit. Celebrate National Library Week and make a miniature library in a hinged tin. Supplies are limited. No reservations.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Apr. 8, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Solar Eclipse Craft
11 am
 Solar Eclipse Craft
Monday, Apr. 8, 11 amSolar Eclipse Craft
Troke Branch Library
A solar eclipse is passing through Mexico, the US and Canada today! This craft will demonstrate how the Moon will cover the Sun during this eclipse. Let's celebrate this spacetacular event by coloring and assembling a paper eclipse craft.This craft is best suited for kids ages 3-6. 
Zumbini at the Library
11:30am
 Zumbini at the Library
Monday, Apr. 8, 11:30amZumbini at the Libra
Ripon Branch Library
Children ages 0-4 and caregivers, join us for a fun filled bonding time with music and movement! Master the music and movement by coming to all eight sessions!Space and supplies are extremely limited. Please register at the Information Desk at the Ripon Library. Each registration reserves a seat for...read more
Badges for Books Storytime
2:00pm
 Badges for Books Storytime
Monday, Apr. 8, 2:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-12. Join the Tracy Police Department for a special storytime and craft! 
Celebrate the Solar Eclipse
3:00-4:00
 Celebrate the Solar Eclipse
Monday, Apr. 8, 3:00-4:00Celebrate the Solar
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us at the library as we learn about the solar eclipse & create “OUT OF THIS WORLD” CRAFTS. 
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Apr. 8, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Craft Free-for-All
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 Craft Free-for-All
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00pm - 4:45pmCraft Free-for-All
Linden Branch Library
Missed a craft in the past few months? Want to get your crafty self on? Drop by and see what you might find from our leftover crafts from other programs.For kids 5-12. While supplies last.
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Paint a Star Votive
4:00pm
 Paint a Star Votive
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
In honor of the eclipse of April 8, 2024, we will be painting starry ceramic votives. We will be using acylic paint. Please wear appropriate clothing. We will have aprons on hand. Supplies are limited, please register for this program to ensure you get a votive!For ages 8 and up.
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Apr. 8, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

English Conversation Club
5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 8, 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Practice your English language skills in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. 
Family Movie Night: "Wish" Rated PG
5:00 PM
Family Movie Night: "Wish" Rated PG
Monday, Apr. 8
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come and join us for a movie that the whole family can enjoy!  We will be showing "Wish".  Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.  Rated PG.
Adult Art Studio Night
6pm-7pm
 Adult Art Studio Night
Monday, Apr. 8, 6pm-7pmAdult Art Studio Nig
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for ways to expand on your creativity? Whether it's crochet art, canvas art, clay are or more, come join us and practice your skill or learn something new! 

Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
6:30pm
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
Monday, Apr. 8, 6:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a class for adults wishing to learn how to use a sewing machine.    Supplies will be provided.   Space is limited so you must register.  When registering you only sign up for one date at a time.

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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Apr. 9Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Apr. 9, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Apr. 9In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Tuesday, Apr. 9
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Tuesday, Apr. 9
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Toddler Tuesday: Sensory Bins 
10:30AM
 Toddler Tuesday: Sensory Bins 
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your little one for a fun sensory bin experience.
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Unicorn Party
3:30-4:30 pm
 Unicorn Party
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 3:30-4:30 pmUnicorn Party
Escalon Branch Library
Celebrate National Unicorn Day with a fun party! We'll have crafts and miniature therapy ponies that you can hang out with! Recommended for ages 4-12 years old. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Mason Jar Salads
4 PM
 Mason Jar Salads
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4 PMMason Jar Salads
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Why should you make salad in a Jar? Because Mason Jar Salads make for a perfect grab and go lunches. Join as we learn how to build the ultimate mason jar salad. This program is for Teens and Adults. All supplies will be provided. Registration is recommended as supplies are limited.

Lego Club for Kids
4:00 p.m.
 Lego Club for Kids
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00 p.m.Lego Club for Kids
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 2-12. Be creative! Build whatever you can imagine with fun lego or duplo designs and put it on display in the library! All blocks provided.
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new and we'll put it on display.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Spring Snacks
4:00pm
 Spring Snacks
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00pmSpring Snacks
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we work on crafting together Spring theme snacks. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided.
Story Time
4:30-5:30
 Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:30-5:30
(Tuesdays 4:30 -5:30)

Fair Oaks Library
Come by for stories and more! Alternating Tuesdays with Spanish Story Time.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Sunflower Table Decor
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Sunflower Table Decor
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pmSunflower Table Deco
Linden Branch Library
We have some lovely wooden sunflowers that you can paint and put together to make a fantastic decoration for the spring and summer!This program is for Adults.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Apr. 10Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Apr. 10In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Wednesday, Apr. 10
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Challenge
Wednesday, Apr. 10
Van Buskirk Micro Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Wild Things Inc
3:00 pm
 Wild Things Inc
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:00 pmWild Things Inc
Thornton Branch Library
WIld Things will be bringing a variety of animals. See them up close and learn all about these interesting creatures.
Circut Class - Learn the Basics
3:00 p.m.
 Circut Class - Learn the Basics
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Do you have a Cricut machine and are afraid to take it out of the box?  We will be teaching the basics of Design Space and providing an opportunity to provide hands on experience!  First come first served as space and supplies are limited.
Lego Club
3:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all ages and no sign-up or membership required. Drop-in and build something cool! Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make whatever your heart desires.
Tween Anime & Manga Club
3:30-4:30 pm
 Tween Anime & Manga Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30-4:30 pmTween Anime & Manga
Escalon Branch Library
We'll chat about all things manga, watch some anime on Crunchyroll, and make a craft. Snacks are included in this free program just for tweens ages 8-12 years old. 
Early Readers Book Club
3:30-4:30
 Early Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30-4:30Early Readers Book C
Lathrop Branch Library
Join other early readers as we practice reading together!We'll read books, play literacy games, and build our reading & comprehension skills.Ideal for grades 1st-3rd
Tween Bingo
3:30pm
 Tween Bingo
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a few rounds of Bingo & a chance to win awesome prizes! This free program is for ages 8 & up. 
Anime Your Way
4 pm
 Anime Your Way
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4 pmAnime Your Way
Troke Branch Library
Learn to create and modify an anime character from scratch with Carlos Nieto III!!! This event is for ages 8-18 years old. Registration is required to participate. Supplies will be provided. 

Blackout Poetry
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 Blackout Poetry
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pmBlackout Poetry
Linden Branch Library
Using pages from old, discarded library books, black out blocks of text to create your own poetry.This program is for Teens.
Lego Building Fun
4:00pm
 Lego Building Fun
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pmLego Building Fun
Mountain House Branch Library
We have the bricks, you bring the imagination.  Come join us to build and create with Legos.  We have both small Legos and Duplos to share.  Lego donations accepted, bricks needed more than sets with little tiny pieces.  Lego Friends pieces desperately needed for the girls to enj...read more
Spring Wreaths
4:00PM
 Spring Wreaths
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00PMSpring Wreaths
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Adults, 18+, join us as we make wreaths perfect for spring.All supplies provided.
Bingo for Kids
4:00pm
 Bingo for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pm
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Play bingo and win prizes!
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Robots
4:00pm
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Robots
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Way Back Wednesday
4:00pm
 Way Back Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 10
Stribley Micro Library
Past crafts make a come back in limited quantites at Stribley Micro Library, don't miss out!
Bead Your Own Jewelry - Make Flower Earrings
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Bead Your Own Jewelry - Make Flower Earrings
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:30 - 5:30 PMBead Your Own Jewelr
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Come make a pair of flower earrings at the Cesar Chavez Library on Wednesday, April 10 at 4:30 PM. Registration is not required. Supplies and tools will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 12 and up is invited to participated.A FREE public parking ...read more
Paint Night
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Paint Night
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Paint a picture and relax at Fair Oaks Library, for teens and adults.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Apr. 11Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Apr. 11, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Apr. 11In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Sudoku
10:30am
 Sudoku
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30amSudoku
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come play Sudoku at Weston Ranch the second Thursday of every month. Fresh coffee will be available.This program is for adults and seniors.
Preschool Story Time
10:30-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30-11:00 am Preschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Baseball Crafts for Preschoolers
11:00am
Baseball Crafts for Preschoolers
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-5, but younger participants are welcome. Batter up! Baseball season has started. Let's do some baseball-themed crafts.  
Art for Little Hands - Edible Butterfly
11:00 a.m.
Art for Little Hands - Edible Butterfly
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Birng your toddlers ages 1-5 and help them create an edible butterfly.  First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
Device Advice
11 a.m.
 Device Advice
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11 a.m.
(Thursdays Dec. 7 & 21, 11 a.m., Jan. 11 & 25, 11 a.m., Feb. 8 & 22, 11 a.m., Mar. 14 & 28, 11 a.m., April 11 & 25, 11 a.m. May 9 & 23, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults get help with your device and computer skills.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Create with Clay
3:00 pm
 Create with Clay
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:00 pmCreate with Clay
Thornton Branch Library
Use your creativity and imagination to make something out of clay.
Book Group for Adults
3:00pm
 Book Group for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Led my retired librarian Melinda Kopp, Ripon's book group is open to adults who are up or a new literary adventure and a lively discussion each month!Please see staff at the information Desk to sign up.
Adopt a Plush Pet!
3:00-4:00
 Adopt a Plush Pet!
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:00-4:00Adopt a Plush Pet!
Lathrop Branch Library
Adopt a plush animal to take home with you. Decorate a dog house for your new special friend and make them a collar. If you are interested in donating to the animal shelter, you can bring dog food or toys. Items will be donated to Pet & Pals Animal Shelter.
Unicorn Party
3:30PM
 Unicorn Party
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:30PMUnicorn Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Rainbows, sprinkles, and uncorns! Oh my!Join us as we celebrate all things unicorn! Fun crafts and activites!
English Conversation Practice
3:30-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:30-4:30 pmEnglish Conversation
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
English Conversation Club- canceled 4/11/24
4:00 PM
English Conversation Club- canceled 4/11/24
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Throwback Thursday
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Throwback Thursday
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Past crafts are making a come back today in limited quantities, don't miss out!!
Teen Thursday: Sew Mini Animals
4:00pm
 Teen Thursday: Sew Mini Animals
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00pmTeen Thursday: Sew M
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. Sew mini stuffed animals for National Pet Day. All materials supplied. 
Lego Builders
4:00 P.M.
 Lego Builders
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us here at the Library building with Legos and sharing your creations!
Family Bingo!
4:30 pm
 Family Bingo!
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for some fun, games, and prizes playing bingo.  
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Apr. 11, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Book Group for Adults
6:00pm
 Book Group for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Led my retired librarian Melinda Kopp, Ripon's book group is open to adults who are up or a new literary adventure and a lively discussion each month!Please see staff at the information Desk to sign up.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Apr. 12Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Friday, Apr. 12, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Apr. 12In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Apr. 12Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Bingo for Adults
10:00-11:00 am
 Bingo for Adults
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:00-11:00 amBingo for Adults
Escalon Branch Library
Start your Friday off right and play some rounds of Bingo! Win prizes, meet new people and have fun in this free program just for adults! The library is closed during this time, but we will meet in the community room. 
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Toddler Exploration Lab
10:30am
 Toddler Exploration Lab
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
A time and space for toddlers to explore their world by enjoying a variety of hands on activities including puzzles, toss games, crawling tunnels and more, while parents get to meet and talk with each other.  This lab is for children through 5 year olds.
Computer Class: Microsoft Word Editing Tools
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Computer Class: Microsoft Word Editing Tools
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:30 am to 11:30 amComputer Class: Micr
Troke Branch Library
Learn how to use Word's built-in editing features like cut and paste, spell check, grammar suggestions, and adding comments to documents. No registration. Bring your own laptop to the class, or borrow one of ours during this class.
Itsy Bitsy STEAM
10:30am
 Itsy Bitsy STEAM
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
Children 2-6 explore hands-on activities that teach them about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 12, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Apr. 12, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Apr. 12, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Mario Kart Tournament
3:00pm
 Mario Kart Tournament
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:00pmMario Kart Tournamen
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join us for a friendly game of Mario Kart! We will have fun prizes for our winners!
Young Builder’s Club
3PM
 Young Builder’s Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 3PM
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for young builder’s club.  Let your creativity run wild.
Jewelry Making Class with Art Expressions of San Joaquin
3:30 pm
Jewelry Making Class with Art Expressions of San Joaquin
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:30 pmJewelry Making Class
Troke Branch Library
Join Art Expressions of San Joaquin at the Troke Library for a fun-filled Jewelry Making Class for ages 7-14. Registration is required. This class made posible with a grant in collaboration with 211ca.org and SJCF.  
Shrinky Dink Art @ Escalon Youth Center
4-5:00 pm
Shrinky Dink Art @ Escalon Youth Center
Friday, Apr. 12, 4-5:00 pmShrinky Dink Art @ E
Escalon Branch Library
Make a keychain, earrings, or bracelet for yourself or to gift! We will meet at the Escalon Youth Center, 1328 Escalon Ave. instead of the library. This free program is for ages 10-17 years old and all supplies are included. Bring your creativity and prepare to have fun!
English Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 4 p.m.
(Friday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m., Friday Dec 1, & 22, 4p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 & 19, 4 p.m., Feb. 9 & 23, 4 p.m., Friday March 9 & 23, 4 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and practice speaking English in a comfortable group setting.
Teens: Cupcake Wars
4:00-5:00
 Teens: Cupcake Wars
Friday, Apr. 12, 4:00-5:00Teens: Cupcake Wars
Lathrop Branch Library
Come show off your design & decorating skills. Let's see if you can become the next cupcake champion!
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Apr. 13Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Apr. 13, During Open HoursIn-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
In-N-Out Burger’s Cover-to-Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Apr. 13In-N-Out Burger&rsqu
Tracy Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's Cover to Cover Reading Program runs from March 2 through April 13 for children ages 4-12.  For every five books or 300 minutes read, children will receive a prize of one of the follow food items of their choice free: a hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese! They c...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
SAT or ACT Practice Test (Register)
10:30am
SAT or ACT Practice Test (Register)
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:30amSAT or ACT Practice
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 9-12. Take a official full-length, computer-based practice test for the SAT or ACT (essay not included). Students will need to create a free account at Collegeboard (for the SAT) or My ACT (for the ACT). The Collegeboard or My ACT account can be created on-site or at any time before arri...read more

Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Paws for Reading
12 p.m.
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12 p.m.
(Saturdays, February 10, 12 p.m., March 9, 12 p.m., April 13, 12 p.m., May 11, 12 p.m., June 8)

Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6-12, younger readers are welcome. Read to a therapy dog at the library every 2nd Saturday of the month.
Adult - DIY Mod Podge Terra Cotta Pots
2:00 pm
Adult - DIY Mod Podge Terra Cotta Pots
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Spring is here!  Lets get our garden pots ready by decorating them together.
Family Bingo
2 pm
 Family Bingo
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2 pmFamily Bingo
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun family game of bingo. Bring family and friends to win some prizes.
Bullet Journals
2 PM
 Bullet Journals
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2 PMBullet Journals
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bullet Journal Sessions
3pm-4pm
 Bullet Journal Sessions
Saturday, Apr. 13, 3pm-4pmBullet Journal Sessi
Manteca Branch Library
Seeking better organization for the new year? Join us and create your own bullet journal!
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Math and Homework Workshop
2:00pm
 Math and Homework Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 14, 2:00pmMath and Homework Wo
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12. Adults welcome. Complete fun math problems/puzzles, learn math tricks and shortcuts that may help students with their schoolwork, and get help with your school work or other specific topics you would like to go over. Each Sunday from 2:00 - 4:30pm.
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Apr. 15, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Zumbini at the Library
11:30am
 Zumbini at the Library
Monday, Apr. 15, 11:30amZumbini at the Libra
Ripon Branch Library
Children ages 0-4 and caregivers, join us for a fun filled bonding time with music and movement! Master the music and movement by coming to all eight sessions!Space and supplies are extremely limited. Please register at the Information Desk at the Ripon Library. Each registration reserves a seat for...read more
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
PAWS 4 Friends
3:30-4:30 pm
 PAWS 4 Friends
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:30-4:30 pmPAWS 4 Friends
Escalon Branch Library
*Returning in March!* Meet and read a book to a therapy dog. Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D) companions are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as reading companions. Children and teens can practice/improve their reading & communication skills in a uniq...read more
Movie Matinee-Wonka
4 pm
 Movie Matinee-Wonka
Monday, Apr. 15, 4 pmMovie Matinee-Wonka
Troke Branch Library
This fantasy musical film follows the story of Willy Wonka, the famous but eccentric chocolatier based on the character from Roald Dahl's novel. In particular, it emphasizes his rise to the top. The narrative traces his beginnings as a young adult who started as an employee selling chocolate in ...read more
Maker Monday -Tech Ages 9 and up
4:00 pm
Maker Monday -Tech Ages 9 and up
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Lets explore with in the maker space.
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
6:30pm
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
Monday, Apr. 15, 6:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a class for adults wishing to learn how to use a sewing machine.    Supplies will be provided.   Space is limited so you must register.  When registering you only sign up for one date at a time.

Adult Bingo Night
6pm-7:30pm
 Adult Bingo Night
Monday, Apr. 15, 6pm-7:30pmAdult Bingo Night
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for our Adult Bingo Night and win great prizes!
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Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Handmade Cards
10:30 am-12:30 pm
 Handmade Cards
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 am-12:30 pmHandmade Cards
Escalon Branch Library
Make some beautiful handcrafted greeting cards with the guidance of local expert and our friend of the library, Robin! This is every 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Ekholm Room. All supplies are included in this free program just for adults. 
Toddler Tuesday: Memory Game
10:30AM
 Toddler Tuesday: Memory Game
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for family fun with the little one! We’ll be playing a memory game for toddlers.  A fun and interactive way for your toddler to identify colors and images. 
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Legos & Listen
3:30-4:30 pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 3:30-4:30 pmLegos & Listen
Escalon Branch Library
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month as we build with Legos and listen to an audiobook. This is a great way to use fine motor skills, creativity, and learn to share, as well as hone listening skills. Recommended Ages 5-11.
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Hangout
4:00PM
 Teen Hangout
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00PMTeen Hangout
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Teens ages 13-18 join us for a hangout.Get ready for an epic fun and games at our Teen Hangout!We've got a wide variety of games to choose from, including classic board games, the Nintendo Switch, and more!Snacks will be provided!
Pour painting for kids (Register)
4:00 p.m.
Pour painting for kids (Register)
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00 p.m.Pour painting for ki
Tracy Branch Library
Learn how to create your own artwork! We will be making pour paintings. No experience is necessary. Through simple step-by-step methods children are guided every step of the way in a safe, judgment-free atmosphere. For ages 6-12.Registration will open April 1, 2024. Walk-ins welcome until all s...read more
Let’s Paint Spring Crafts
4:00pm
 Let’s Paint Spring Crafts
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00pmLet’s Paint Sp
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we paint Spring theme crafts. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided.
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
4:30-5:30
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:30-5:30
Fair Oaks Library
Visitanos para escuchar cuentos y mas en español! Martes alternos con hora de cuentos en inglésCome by for stories and more in Spanish! Alternating Tuesdays with English Story Time.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Family Movie: The Jungle Book (2016)
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Family Movie: The Jungle Book (2016)
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pmFamily Movie: The Ju
Linden Branch Library
A young boy grew up in the jungle, raised among the pack of wolves who live there - but when the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan, discovers his existence, Mowgli’s home, family, and very life comes under threat.Rated PG. This program welcomes all ages!
Talk About Free Mediation Services
6:00pm
Talk About Free Mediation Services
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn about FREE mediation services which involve getting opposite parties together to arrive at a solution under the guidance of an experienced mediator.   
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Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Tween Painters
3 pm
 Tween Painters
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3 pmTween Painters
Troke Branch Library
For April’s Tween Painters program, we will be painting flowers and butterflies on canvas. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Cricut Project Class
3:00 p.m.
 Cricut Project Class
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we teach you how to create a paper purse for Mother's Day.  If you do not have experience with a Cricut Machine or Design Space, it is highly recommended that you attend the Design Space Basics class prior to attending a project class.  First come, first served as space...read more
Tween Arts & Crafts
3:30pm
 Tween Arts & Crafts
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:30pmTween Arts & Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Do you like arts, crafts or DIY projects? Come to Manteca Library! This free program is for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided. 
Poetry Fun
4:00pm
 Poetry Fun
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to do fun things involving poetry.
Food Art: Banana Split Pudding Cup
4:00pm
Food Art: Banana Split Pudding Cup
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pm
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Celebrate National Banana Day with this a-peel-ing dessert!
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Jewelry
4:00pm
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Jewelry
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Lego Club
4:00pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Stribley Micro Library invites Lego enthusiasts to let their creativity take the reins and see what they can build!
DIY Mini Greenhouse
4:00-5:00
 DIY Mini Greenhouse
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00-5:00DIY Mini Greenhouse
Lathrop Branch Library
Get ready for Earth Day by building a greenhouse using a recycled plastic container, seeds and potting soil.
Hooked on Crochet
4:00-5:45 pm
 Hooked on Crochet
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00-5:45 pmHooked on Crochet
Escalon Branch Library
Learn to crochet and make some new friends! We have free supplies available to use and help you get started. If you already have a project, bring it to work on. Recommended for ages 10 & up. 
Make Pipe Cleaner Flowers
4:30 - 5:30 PM
 Make Pipe Cleaner Flowers
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:30 - 5:30 PMMake Pipe Cleaner Fl
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Come make flowers using pipe cleaners at the Cesar Chavez Library on Wednesday, April 17 at 4:30 PM. No registration is required. Supplies and tools will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 12 and older is invited to participate. A FREE public parking l...read more
Pocket Bookshelf
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Pocket Bookshelf
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Make a secret, miniature bookshelf in a tin at Fair Oaks Library! For teens and adults.
Craft Night for Adults @Troke: Dandelion painting
5 pm to 6 pm
Craft Night for Adults @Troke: Dandelion painting
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 5 pm to 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Adults, follow some easy steps to paint a dandelion on canvas. We will use acrylic paints.  Space is limited. Reservations required.

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Mobile 101 for Adults & Seniors
10 AM
 Mobile 101 for Adults & Seniors
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10 AMMobile 101 for Adult
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults & Seniors,The Cesar Chavez Central Library will offer the Basic Computer Skills class for adults and seniors who have know very little or no knowledge of using a computer on Thursday, April 18 from 10 to 11:30 AM. Registration is NOT required. A FREE public parkin...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
(Canceled) Preschool Story Time
10:30-11:30 am
 (Canceled) Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30-11:30 am(Canceled) Preschool
Escalon Branch Library
There will be NO Preschool Story Time today due to school field trips. Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old a...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Loteria
10:30AM
 Loteria
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30AMLoteria
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Lotería is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo, and is played on a deck of cards instead of numbered ping pong balls.Adults 18+ only may win prizes.
Lotería
10:30AM
 Lotería
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for Lotería at the library!
Little Hands Makerspace
11:00am
 Little Hands Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 18, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-5, but younger participants are welcome. Hands-on S.T.E.A.M. fun for preschoolers.  
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Earth Day Crafts
3:00 pm
 Earth Day Crafts
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:00 pmEarth Day Crafts
Thornton Branch Library
Make fun and colorful Earth Day crafts.Free for all ages.
Superhero’s and Villain’s
3:00-4:00
Superhero’s and Villain’s
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:00-4:00Superhero’s an
Lathrop Branch Library
Dress up as your favorite superhero or villain. Decorate a mask and make your very own comic book.
Movie: Migration
3:30PM
 Movie: Migration
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:30PMMovie: Migration
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for the movie Migration!A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica. However, their well-laid plans quickly go awry when they get lost and wind up in New York City. The experience soon inspires them to expand their horizons, open the...read more
Tween Scene - Tissue Paper Painting
3:30 p.m.
Tween Scene - Tissue Paper Painting
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens ages 9-12 join us and learn how to paint with tissue paper.  First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
English Conversation Practice
3:30-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:30-4:30 pmEnglish Conversation
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Bubble Science Experiment
4 pm
 Bubble Science Experiment
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4 pmBubble Science Exper
Troke Branch Library
Let's create fun, differently shaped bubble wands out of pipe cleaners and see what shapes they will form! This science experiement allows us to explore surface tension in a fun way! Little scientists ages 3- 12 are welcome!
Rock Photo Holder
4:00pm
 Rock Photo Holder
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00pmRock Photo Holder
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Paint and design your own rock photo holder!
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Mini Spring Wreath Ornament
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Mini Spring Wreath Ornament
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Celebrate springtime by making a mini wreath ornament at Fair Oaks Library!
Teen Thursday: Art Day
4:00pm
 Teen Thursday: Art Day
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00pmTeen Thursday: Art D
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. "Paint" a famous masterpeice with numbered stickers or create your own acrylic painting on a mini canvas  in honor of World Art Day. All materials supplied. 
Family Paint Program
4:00 P.M.
 Family Paint Program
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Express your creativity at the library through painting!
Found Poetry Craft
4:00pm
 Found Poetry Craft
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Celebrate poetry month with an exploration of three types of found poetry. Cento poetry is created from the lines of other poems. Blackout poetry is the process of picking out words on a book page to create a poem and covering the rest with black marker or art, or both! Collage poetry is cutting wor...read more
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Apr. 18, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Escalon Writers Group
6:30-8:30 pm
 Escalon Writers Group
Thursday, Apr. 18, 6:30-8:30 pmEscalon Writers Grou
Escalon Branch Library
All writers and aspiring writers are welcome to join the Escalon Writers Group! This monthly meeting will be full of encouragement, fellowship and creativity in a safe and judgment-free space. We will meet in the Ekholm Community Room at Escalon Library.Please contact: Cliff Mansfield with...read more
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Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Computer Class @Troke: Mobile Device Basics
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Computer Class @Troke: Mobile Device Basics
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:30 am to 11:30 amComputer Class @Trok
Troke Branch Library
Learn basic information about mobile devices, including Androids and iPhones. You may bring your own device (phone, tablet, laptop). No registration.
Baby Play Day
10:30am
 Baby Play Day
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:30amBaby Play Day
Ripon Branch Library
Bring your little ones 24 months and under for an hour of play and exploration. Toys will be provided.
Mini Monets
11:00am-11:30am
 Mini Monets
Friday, Apr. 19, 11:00am-11:30am
Linden Branch Library
Get the creativity flowing early! Mini Monets let's young toddler and preschool aged kids take part in an art-focused, fun program, letting them learn colors, how to hold brushes, and just express their inner artistic side!For ages 2-4. While supplies last.
Adult Bingo
11 AM
 Adult Bingo
Friday, Apr. 19, 11 AMAdult Bingo
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Ready to win some prizes? Then join us for a relaxing hour of Bingo. This program is for Adults and up. All supplies will be provided.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 19, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Apr. 19, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Toddler Time: Caterpillar to Butterfly Life Cycle
12:30-1:00
Toddler Time: Caterpillar to Butterfly Life Cycle
Friday, Apr. 19, 12:30-1:00Toddler Time: Caterp
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us for hands on learning about the different stages of the caterpillar to butterfly life cycle.*We will have our Butterfly Nursery on display in the Library so you can observe the butterfly life cycle. Make sure to stop in to watch the caterpillars grow, form chrysalises, then emerge as bu...read more
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Apr. 19, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Young Builder’s Club
3PM
 Young Builder’s Club
Friday, Apr. 19, 3PM
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for young builder’s club.  Let your creativity run wild.
Teen Video Game Hour
3:30 pm
 Teen Video Game Hour
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:30 pmTeen Video Game Hour
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun evening of video games. Teens will battle it out in games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, and Mario Party Superstars.
Fuse Bead Mania!
3:30 PM
 Fuse Bead Mania!
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:30 PMFuse Bead Mania!
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Make your own bead creations to take home! Also known as “perler beads”, you can design your own, or follow a pattern to create your favorite character! Recommended for ages 5+. First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
Teen Space
4:00 PM
 Teen Space
Friday, Apr. 19, 4:00 PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Attention Teens!  Looking for something to do on a Friday afternoon?  Come to the Maya Angelou Library and enjoy fun activities or just hang out with other teens.
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Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Linden Storytime
10:20am - 10:45am
 Linden Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:20am - 10:45am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Apr. 20, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Yoga
12 p.m.
 Yoga
Saturday, Apr. 20, 12 p.m.
(Saturday March 30, 12 p.m., April 20, 2024, 12 p.m., May 11, 2024, 12 p.m., June 22, 2024, 12 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Yoga
Chess Club
12:30-2:00
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 20, 12:30-2:00Chess Club
Lathrop Branch Library
A space is provider for players to use. Enjoy a game of chess with a friend or a new challenger.
Painted Flower Pots
1:00pm - 2:30pm
 Painted Flower Pots
Saturday, Apr. 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pmPainted Flower Pots
Linden Branch Library
We’re going to paint and decorate some terracotta flowerpots that you can take home and use in your own gardens.This program is for Adults. While supplies last.
Lego Time!
1:30PM
 Lego Time!
Saturday, Apr. 20, 1:30PMLego Time!
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Enjoy an extra lego session this month! Create your own Lego masterpiece and display it on our canvas!All Legos provided!
Movie Matinee- THE MARVELS
2 pm
 Movie Matinee- THE MARVELS
Saturday, Apr. 20, 2 pmMovie Matinee- THE M
Troke Branch Library
Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. However, unintended consequences see her shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolut...read more
Family Fun Day
2:00 PM
 Family Fun Day
Saturday, Apr. 20, 2:00 PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a fun day of games and activities with friends and family!
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Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
12:30pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Sunday, Apr. 21, 12:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Math and Homework Workshop
2:00pm
 Math and Homework Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 21, 2:00pmMath and Homework Wo
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12. Adults welcome. Complete fun math problems/puzzles, learn math tricks and shortcuts that may help students with their schoolwork, and get help with your school work or other specific topics you would like to go over. Each Sunday from 2:00 - 4:30pm.
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Apr. 22, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Zumbini at the Library
11:30am
 Zumbini at the Library
Monday, Apr. 22, 11:30amZumbini at the Libra
Ripon Branch Library
Children ages 0-4 and caregivers, join us for a fun filled bonding time with music and movement! Master the music and movement by coming to all eight sessions!Space and supplies are extremely limited. Please register at the Information Desk at the Ripon Library. Each registration reserves a seat for...read more
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Apr. 22, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Maker Monday: Pizza Box Circuits
4pm
Maker Monday: Pizza Box Circuits
Monday, Apr. 22, 4pmMaker Monday: Pizza
Mountain House Branch Library
Build a circuit that lights an LED and sounds a buzzer using a few simple items on a pizza box. While supplies last. Ages 7+
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
It’s Earth Day! Bubble Painting
4:00pm
It’s Earth Day! Bubble Painting
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Let's celebrate the beauty of the Earth with a bubble painting of hydrangeas. We'll be playing with paint so please dress accordingly. I have a limited amount of aprons on hand.Ages 8 and up.
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Apr. 22, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

English Conversation Club
5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 22, 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Practice your English language skills in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. 
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
6:30pm
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
Monday, Apr. 22, 6:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a class for adults wishing to learn how to use a sewing machine.    Supplies will be provided.   Space is limited so you must register.  When registering you only sign up for one date at a time.

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Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Toddler Tuesday: Tummy Time & Toys 
10:30AM
Toddler Tuesday: Tummy Time & Toys 
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
 Bring your little one for tummy time and toys at the library! 
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Paint Hour
4 pm
 Teen Paint Hour
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4 pmTeen Paint Hour
Troke Branch Library
Teens will be creating a spongebob themed painting on wood or canvas. This program is for ages 13-18 years old.
Harvest Home Farm Animals
4:00pm
 Harvest Home Farm Animals
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your 3-12 year old to meet and read to a farm animal.
Anime Manga Fan Party
4:00pm
 Anime Manga Fan Party
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we watch anime, try japanese snacks, and make boba slime as the craft.
LEGO Club
4:00 PM
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00 PMLEGO Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
We bring the bricks.You bring the imagination!Join us on the 4th Tuesday of every month for LEGO Club. For families with children of all ages.**Please note that LEGO Club will be meeting at 4:00 PM beginning in January 2024** 
Toddlers & Toys
4PM
 Toddlers & Toys
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4PM
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring your little one for toddler meet-up and toys!
Faux Stained Glass
4:00-5:00 pm
 Faux Stained Glass
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00-5:00 pmFaux Stained Glass
Escalon Branch Library
Learn how to make faux stained glass in this fun and easy step-by-step process! Recommended for ages 10 & up. We will be using Sharpies, paint, and black glue so please dress to create!
Earth Day Craft for kids: Make a Starter Planter!
4:00 p.m.
Earth Day Craft for kids: Make a Starter Planter!
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00 p.m.Earth Day Craft for
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Earth Day by creating your own starter planter. Choose between planting your own bean stalk or a sunflower! Recommended for ages 6 and up. Younger children are welcome with parent or guardian assistance. 
Family Movie Night
4:00pm
 Family Movie Night
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00pmFamily Movie Night
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Family Movie Night as we will be showing Disney's Raya and The Last Dragon. All ages are welcomed. 
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
4 - 5:30 PM
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4 - 5:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for TEENS and ADULTS every 4th Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbin,and sewin...read more
Story Time
4:30-5:30
 Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:30-5:30
(Tuesdays 4:30 -5:30)

Fair Oaks Library
Come by for stories and more! Alternating Tuesdays with Spanish Story Time.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Yarn Rainbow
5:30pm - 7:30pm
 Yarn Rainbow
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pmYarn Rainbow
Linden Branch Library
Wrap yarn around a wooden rainbow shape to create your own desktop yarn rainbow.This program is for Teens. While supplies last.
Lego for Kids with Autism
5:30 pm
 Lego for Kids with Autism
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:30 pm
(Tuesday Dec. 5, 5:30 pm, Jan 23, 5:30 pm, Feb. 6, 5:30 pm, Mar. 5, 5:30 pm, April 23, 5:30 pm, May 21, 5:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Retirement Planning
6:00-7:30pm
 Retirement Planning
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 6:00-7:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Get the basics of retirement planning with the help of People First Integrity Financial.
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Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Tween Anime
3 pm
 Tween Anime
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3 pmTween Anime
Troke Branch Library
Do you enjoy watching anime? Then this is the place for you! We will watch, make crafts & talk all things anime!This free program is recommended for ages 9-12 years old.  
Germar the Magician
3:00 pm
 Germar the Magician
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:00 pmGermar the Magician
Thornton Branch Library
Witness the comedy magic of Germar the Magician. 
Lego Club
3:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all ages and no sign-up or membership required. Drop-in and build something cool! Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make whatever your heart desires.
Early Readers Book Club
3:30-4:30
 Early Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30-4:30Early Readers Book C
Lathrop Branch Library
Join other early readers as we practice reading together!We'll read books, play literacy games, and build our reading & comprehension skills.Ideal for grades 1st-3rd
Youth Gardening Club
3:30-5:00 pm
 Youth Gardening Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30-5:00 pmYouth Gardening Club
Escalon Branch Library
Each meeting, children will learn a new concept and plant in our community garden, taught by retired teacher and our friend, Sally! Recommended for 2nd-8th grades. Meetings are the last Wednesday of each month. 
Anime Watch and Craft
4:00pm
 Anime Watch and Craft
Wednesday, Apr. 24
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Let's watch anime with snacks and a craft. The anime episode(s) recommended for kids of all ages.  
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Games
4:00pm
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens: Games
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Hat Designing
4:00pm
 Hat Designing
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Stop by the Stribley Micro Library to design your own hat!
Lego Club
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Fair Oaks Library invites Lego enthusiasts to let their creativity take the reins and see what they can build!
Outdoor Fun At Maya Angelou Library
4:00pm
Outdoor Fun At Maya Angelou Library
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pmOutdoor Fun At Maya
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we have fun playing outdoor activities in the backyard of the library. Open to all ages. *Weather Permitting*
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
4:30-5:30 pm
 Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:30-5:30 pmTeen Advisory Board
Escalon Branch Library
This volunteer program provides teens in grades 7-12 with opportunities to practice leadership and life skills while promoting greater civic engagement. Teens can openly identify, discuss, and advocate for youth-related needs in our community while earning community service hours and experience with...read more
STEMtastic
3:30pm
 STEMtastic
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30pmSTEMtastic
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a STEM filled fun activities! Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. Hands on learning opportunities to practice critical thinking, problem solving, innovative thinking, and teamwork. This free program is for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided.
Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry
5 pm to 6 pm
Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 5 pm to 6 pmLast Wednesday Book
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a lively discussion on the last Wednesday of each month. Our April 24th discussion title will be My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Frederik Backman.
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Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Board Game for Adults
10:30am
 Board Game for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come play board games at Weston Ranch. Coffee and snacks will be provided. This program is for adults and seniors.
Preschool Story Time
10:30-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30-11:00 am Preschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Play-Doh Day for Preschoolers
11:00am
 Play-Doh Day for Preschoolers
Thursday, Apr. 25, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-5, but younger participants are welcome. Let's get creative with play-doh!  
Art for Little Hands - Super Hero Day
11:00 a.m.
Art for Little Hands - Super Hero Day
Thursday, Apr. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bring your littles ages 1-5 and join us for Super Hero Day!  First come, first served as space and supplies ae limited.
Device Advice
11 a.m.
 Device Advice
Thursday, Apr. 25, 11 a.m.
(Thursdays Dec. 7 & 21, 11 a.m., Jan. 11 & 25, 11 a.m., Feb. 8 & 22, 11 a.m., Mar. 14 & 28, 11 a.m., April 11 & 25, 11 a.m. May 9 & 23, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults get help with your device and computer skills.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Spring Crafts
3:00 pm
 Spring Crafts
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:00 pmSpring Crafts
Thornton Branch Library
Make fun and colorful Spring crafts.Free for all ages.
Lemon & Watercolor Science!
3:30 pm
 Lemon & Watercolor Science!
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30 pmLemon & Watercolor S
Troke Branch Library
Let's discover the effects of citric acid on watercolors with this bright and delicious smelling science/ art experiment!This craft is best suited for kids ages 3-12.
Food Art
3:30PM
 Food Art
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30PMFood Art
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create and eat amazing art work using food!
English Conversation Practice
3:30-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30-4:30 pmEnglish Conversation
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Family Storytime
4:00pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00pmFamily Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Anime Club: Shrinky Dink Charms
4 PM
 Anime Club: Shrinky Dink Charms
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4 PMAnime Club: Shrinky
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like anime? Then join us for Anime Club! We will be making Shrinky Dink charms as we watch our favorite animes. Snacks will be provided. This program is for teens and up. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Teen Thursday: 3D Perler Tree
4:00pm
 Teen Thursday: 3D Perler Tree
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00pmTeen Thursday: 3D Pe
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. Create a 3D perler bead tree creation in honor of Earth Day. All materials supplied. 
Movie Night: Elemental (PG)
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Movie Night: Elemental (PG)
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Come and relax at Fair Oaks Library with a movie and snacks! While supplies last.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Apr. 25, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Retirement Planning
6:00-7:30pm
 Retirement Planning
Thursday, Apr. 25, 6:00-7:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Get the basics of retirement planning with the help of People First Integrity Financial.
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Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Apr. 26Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Ripon Art Guild Exhibit
10:00am-4:30pm
 Ripon Art Guild Exhibit
Friday, Apr. 26, 10:00am-4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
The Ripon Art Guild has put together an exhibit of local artists. Their works will be on display for two days on April 26th and 27th. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Visit the Ripon Library from 10-4:30.
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 26, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Apr. 26, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 26, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Apr. 26, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Apr. 26, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Make a Mini Piñata
3 p.m.
 Make a Mini Piñata
Friday, Apr. 26, 3 p.m.Make a Mini Piñata
Mountain House Branch Library
People of all ages are welcome to get creative while building your very own mini piñata made of cardboard and tissue paper. You can use it to celebrate a happy occasion or just as a decoration. While supplies last.
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Teen Trivia Hour
3:30 pm
 Teen Trivia Hour
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pmTeen Trivia Hour
Troke Branch Library
Teens will be teaming up and testing their knowledge during teen trivia hour!
Teen Game Night
3:30-4:30
 Teen Game Night
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:30-4:30Teen Game Night
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us for a fun game night. Play games, listen to music, or hang out with friends!
English Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 26, 4 p.m.
(Friday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m., Friday Dec 1, & 22, 4p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 & 19, 4 p.m., Feb. 9 & 23, 4 p.m., Friday March 9 & 23, 4 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and practice speaking English in a comfortable group setting.
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Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Ripon Art Guild Exhibit
10:00am-4:30pm
 Ripon Art Guild Exhibit
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:00am-4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
The Ripon Art Guild has put together an exhibit of local artists. Their works will be on display for two days on April 26th and 27th. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Visit the Ripon Library from 10-4:30.
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Apr. 27, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Stockton Garden Club @Troke: The Value of Insects in Your Garden
2 pm
Stockton Garden Club @Troke: The Value of Insects in Your Garden
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2 pmStockton Garden Club
Troke Branch Library
Join us for an informative presentation, "The Value of Insects in Your Garden." This free program is presented by the Stockton Garden Club, and is open to the public. No registration is required.
Family Movie: Wish (2023. PG)
2:00 PM
 Family Movie: Wish (2023. PG)
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2:00 PMFamily Movie: Wish (
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families are invited to a screening of the 2023 Disney film Wish. This film is rated PG. Free snacks will be provided.
STEAM SATURDAY: How Does Your Garden Grow?
2:00-3:00
STEAM SATURDAY: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2:00-3:00STEAM SATURDAY: How
Lathrop Branch Library
Come explore science & the arts by learning how a garden grows. We’ll discuss habitats, growth/environment & plant biology.Children will get a chance to show their creative side as they decorate a seed starter container.
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Math and Homework Workshop
2:00pm
 Math and Homework Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2:00pmMath and Homework Wo
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12. Adults welcome. Complete fun math problems/puzzles, learn math tricks and shortcuts that may help students with their schoolwork, and get help with your school work or other specific topics you would like to go over. Each Sunday from 2:00 - 4:30pm.
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Apr. 29, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Little Builders
11 am
 Little Builders
Monday, Apr. 29, 11 amLittle Builders
Troke Branch Library
Toddlers and preschoolers are welcome to join our Little Builders Program where they will play with building blocks to help them learn and develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, creativity, and more.
Zumbini at the Library
11:30am
 Zumbini at the Library
Monday, Apr. 29, 11:30amZumbini at the Libra
Ripon Branch Library
Children ages 0-4 and caregivers, join us for a fun filled bonding time with music and movement! Master the music and movement by coming to all eight sessions!Space and supplies are extremely limited. Please register at the Information Desk at the Ripon Library. Each registration reserves a seat for...read more
Matinee Monday: A Haunting in Venice (2023, PG-13)
2:00 PM
Matinee Monday: A Haunting in Venice (2023, PG-13)
Monday, Apr. 29, 2:00 PMMatinee Monday: A Ha
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for an afternoon movie and free snacks!. Today we will be showing A Haunting in Venice (2023). Based on the classic Agatha Christie novel. All are welcome. This film is rated PG-13
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Apr. 29, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Aztec Sun Mobile Ages 5 and up
4:00 pm
 Aztec Sun Mobile Ages 5 and up
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00 pmAztec Sun Mobile Age
Mountain House Branch Library
Come on in and color your own Aztec sun mobile.  
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Apr. 29, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

Manteca Coffee & Books - Bookclub!
6pm-7pm
Manteca Coffee & Books - Bookclub!
Monday, Apr. 29, 6pm-7pmManteca Coffee & Boo
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for our monthly book read and discussion! This month we will read and discuss "The Bandit Queens" by Parini Shroff. 

Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
6:30pm
Sewing Machine Introduction (For Adults)
Monday, Apr. 29, 6:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a class for adults wishing to learn how to use a sewing machine.    Supplies will be provided.   Space is limited so you must register.  When registering you only sign up for one date at a time.

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Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Family History Helpers
10:30am-Noon
 Family History Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30am-Noon
(First and Last Tuesday of Each Month)
Family History Helpe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Genealogical Help, First and Last Tuesday of Each Month 
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Toddler Tuesday: Keepy Uppy & Music 
10:30AM
Toddler Tuesday: Keepy Uppy & Music 
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30AM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for balloon fun and music.
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Homework Help
4pm-5pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4pm-5pmHomework Help
Manteca Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Come to Manteca Library! Available for grades 1st - 8th. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Craft Hour
4 pm
 Teen Craft Hour
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4 pmTeen Craft Hour
Troke Branch Library
The last Tuesday of every month will be teen craft hour. Teens will join us for a new and exciting craft every month.
Crafts with Ms. Heather
4:00pm
 Crafts with Ms. Heather
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to do fun and creative crafts.
Family Movie Night: A Bug’s Life (1998)
4:00 p.m.
Family Movie Night: A Bug’s Life (1998)
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4:00 p.m.Family Movie Night:
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Flik is an inventive ant who's always messing things up for his colony. His latest mishap was destroying the food stores that were supposed to be used to pay off grasshopper Hopper. Now the strong-arming insect is demanding that the ants gather double the food or face annihilation. To ...read more
Harvest Home Animal Story Time
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Harvest Home Animal Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Harvest Home will be visiting Fair Oaks Library with some animal friends for us to read to! Animal Story Time is now on the last Tuesday of the month!
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Family Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
5:45pm-7:45pm
Family Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 5:45pm-7:45pmFamily Movie: How to
Linden Branch Library
The inhabitants of Berk enjoy firm friendships, new responsibilities and great relationships with their dragons as they co-exist happily. However, once an evil dragon trafficker threatens their peace, seeking to rob and deceive them emotionally and wipe out the dragons entirely, they must join force...read more
    
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